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Casting Producer

Hearst

Burbank, CA 05-12-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Contract
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Casting Producer (Freelance)

CASTING PRODUCER

Freelance

Litton Entertainment is seeking a smart, dynamic and entrepreneurial freelance casting producer to work on project-based, talent-driven IP. The casting producer will cast one-off development projects that vary in requirements from project to project.

The ideal candidate:
• Has a minimum of five years of relevant casting experience.
• Has a can-do mentality and is willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
• Possesses both a deep knowledge base of reality and non-fiction talent prospects as well as the ability to research and quickly & effectively identify new, unique emerging talent nationally.
• Is
organized and well-versed in using social media as well as all traditional means to cast.
• Is an excellent interviewer – both in-person & via Zoom – and a diplomatic motivator who can quickly develop trusting relationships with prospective talent.
• Is a solid writer and can turn around narrative one-sheets quickly.
• Is technically savvy and able to leverage all available platforms to get the word out and record/trim down casting interviews & package their materials.
• Can easily work independently or cross-functionally with the development team and others as necessary.

Please include a list of credits, areas of strength and references.

About Litton Entertainment:

Litton Entertainment, a division of Hearst Television, is the preeminent independent producer and distributor in the US television industry, creating and distributing quality programming for over 20 years including linear, cable, streamers, digital and social platforms. Producing more than 800 hours of programming a year across genres and demos, Litton talent and crews can often be found traveling the globe producing Emmy-winning, content distributed worldwide. Litton's Weekend Adventure, produced by Litton Studios, was the first program block of its kind and airs Saturdays on ABC stations nationwide. Litton Entertainment provides CBS Network with six original programs for Saturday mornings called CBS Dream Team; The CW Network with One Magnificent Morning, a three-hour destination featuring E/I programming; NBC stations with six original E/I series under the iconic brand The More You Know; and Telemundo with the three-hour Mi Telemundo block of programming. Litton's syndication and news division distributes a diverse slate of programs including Law & Crime Daily, the E/I block Go Time!, and Consumer Reports TV. For more information, visit http://www.litton.tv . Litton is majority-owned by Hearst: http://www.hearst.com .

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm5qv3-18-232-179-5-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Hearst

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.